Amethyst Cluster Lamp. The ancient Greeks and Romans wore amethyst and made drinking vessels of it in the belief that it would prevent intoxication, while medieval European soldiers wore amethyst amulets as protection in battle in the belief that amethysts heal people and keep them cool-headed. It is one of several forms of quartz. Amethyst is a semiprecious stone and is the traditional birthstone for February.
Here’s how to turn an old door into an attractive and very useful hall tree. This is a terrific storage solution for coats, boots, hats and more in the entryway or mudroom. It’s made from an old panel door with door and cabinet hardware as hooks.: